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May 10, 2012 9:00pm PDT
'm in sacramento. governor brown turned in more than 1 million signatures today to get his tax initiative on the november ballot. hard part now is to convince you to vote for it. >> i'm spencer in the accu-weather forecast center hoping for sunny warm mother's day. you might get your wish. stay tune for my accu-weather forecast coming up. >> thank you spencer. >> the search engine lagging behind google. what it is mom? hmm? what does your esophagus look like? let's look it up after school. here. thanks, anita. eww. dad, how did luke cage get his powers? umm... here, i'll show you. [ comic book expert ] luke cage's superhuman powers... thanks, anita. mom, how is paper recycled? anita! anita! [ male announcer ] answer life's most pressing questions. instantly. get high speed internet from at&t for only $14.95 a month for 12 months. at&t. ♪ >> the up and down of the stock market is costing the nation biggest bank millions of dollars. j p morgan chase announced that this afternoon that it has taken 2 billion dollars in trading loss during the past 6 weeks. bank ceo blames sloppine
KOFY
May 14, 2012 9:00pm PDT
to be used for executive bonuses. >>> governor brown new budget on the table. some will like it others not. his challenge is to deal with bigger than expected deficit of nearly 16 billion dollars. capitol correspondent annette is in sacramento to explain how he intends to do that. >> i'm laying out some pretty tough cuts. >>reporter: governor brown broke the bad news californian californians. the state financial picture has worsened since the original budget proposal in january. >> we have to cut deeper. but cutting alone doesn't really do it. that's why i'm linking these serious budget reductions real increased austerity with a plea to the voters please increase taxes temporarily. >>reporter: thanks mostly to overly optimistic tax projection and the federal government rejecting some of last year budget cuts, the deficit jumped to almost 16 billion dollars forcing the governor to propose deeper cuts which now include cutting state worker pay by 5 percent. shutting down most state operations for one day a week and reducing the number of hours seniors and the disabled get at home by 7
KOFY
May 15, 2012 11:30am PDT
of americans think facebook is a passing fad. >>> happening right now in sacramento governor brown's revised budget plan is at a hearing before the senate committee the governor says state is facing a deficit of almost 16 billion dollars. he's calling for cuts including 5% for state employees. schools could get a 16% butte in spending. democrats -- boost in spending. democrats are not happy with the cuts republicans don't like the proposed tax increases. >>> two hours from now sheriff ross mirkarimi will be back in court over a key piece of evidence in the ethics investigation. at issue, whether video of mirkarimi's wife can be used in an administrative hearing on misconduct charges against the sheriff. the video tan by a neighbor shows lopez talk -- taken by a neighbor shows lopez talking and showing a bruise on her arm. the city wants to use that to remove mirkarimi from his position. >>> richmond city council could tax sodas and other drinks. set to vote tonight that would let voters decide on a one cent per ounce tax on sweet drinks saying the revenues would pay for afterschool programs,
KOFY
May 17, 2012 12:00am PDT
on a rugby match that you would put a brown de on the head of opposing players? >> all raptors teams from high school varsity to under 8 years of age have a reputation of competitive and playing hard. but they were offering cash for hard hits surfaced at the raptors under 14 match. >> one of the players hit our player hard which we shot was fine. and he turned to his coach and said how is that, coach? is that good enough for the money? >> he complained to the league's governing body. the northern california youth rugby association, and matte son is the disciplinary chairman. >> it was $20 or $30. but from a kid's perspective whether it is $5 or $500, it is a motivation and that is not appropriate. >> they held a hearing by conference call and they say he denied ever offering a bounty. but a player on the raptors under 14 team and his father came forward to say it is true. they offered that boy and his teammates money for hits that would knock the other players out of the game. >> i was particularly upset that once the investigation began there was some a meeting of some sort telling the k
KOFY
May 3, 2012 11:30am PDT
that it was racist. the ad for pop chips features kutcher in brown make-up portraying a bollywood producer looking for love. it was pull after angry e-mails began pouring in. similar ads of kutcher are still online,. a spokeswoman says those ads were never meant to offend anyone. >>> new development in the controversial firing of a bart station agent who gave a teenager $300 in paid unused tickets to pay for rides to school. now a woman will put up the money to pay for the teenager's transportation until he graduates. the boy is currently a junior. the 66-year-old got a termination letter from bart tuesday the employee union plans to challenge the firing. >>> this story is generating a lot of responds on our facebook page. patricia: that is why i love the bay area there are people who still care. now we just need a local business to offer a job to the bart employee who was fired. janine: good for her, charity that will make a difference for one young person. why can't bart give away all unused tickets to struggling students? join the conversation at facebook.com/abc7news. >>> mike has rain outside
KOFY
May 9, 2012 11:30am PDT
budget deficit of 139 million dollars next year. that amount could grow when governor brown we leases his updated budget monday >>> -- right now gas leak is affecting muni service. pg&e says a third party crew hacked a line before 10:00 this morning. there have been no evacuation however the n judah line is stopped there temporarily. pg&e hopes to have that line fixed by 11:30 this morning. >>> san mateo county supervisors want to find out why a group of men was refining gold in the middle of the night at an industrial park in menlo park. deputies cordoned off the area after they smelled chemicals. they discovered the men using chromatic acid to melt gold in the back of a pick-up truck. the area opened a few hours later. >>> volunteers and divers are in action again this morning continuing their search for missing sierra lamar. their efforts are fueled by new optimism after potentially important evidence was recovered. >> reporter: you have to put yourself in the minds of volunteer searchers turning out for the past seven weeks. you can see some down there. very little new information, ve
KOFY
May 10, 2012 11:30am PDT
and unforgettable. at marine memorial theater. >> legacy of pat brown opens in santa cruz film festival. >> more events around the bay. ♪ ♪ ♪ >> laura one a tony. she makes her debut in venetian room. also the bay area teen idol winner opens the show from bay area cabaret on saturday night. >> lots to do. >> for mother's day, right? >> perfect. >> for awful us here. thanks so much for joining us. >> "who wants to be a millionaire" is coming up next. >> have a great day. [ male announcer ] what i if we told you the 100% electric nissan leaf was the perfect car for you... that you can charge it at home like your smartphone... that you'll never have to buy another tank of gas? [ brian ] really looking forward to not having to put 75 bucks in the tank twice a week just to go back and forth to work. [ shannon ] i have absolutely no idea what the price of a gallon of gas is. [ male announcer ] or that it's never been a better time to check out the nissan leaf. ♪ and the best part is, you won't miss a thing. [ ryan ] they built this car from the ground up thinking about things like how can this
KOFY
May 12, 2012 12:00am PDT
-- larger tips than those wearing brown, pink or no lipstick at all. it appeals to men because it is sexy. the presence of red lipstick made no difference on female customers. imagine that. and they spent time studying this. >> larry, your opinion? >> i never leave home without my maybeline. the insanity continues for the a's. a nice crowd to see brandon do it again. sports is next. night giants open the season by getting swept by the diamondbacks. they were back in the desert and it was more of the same. let's start by enjoying the arizona sunset. beautiful. cabrera in the first and gone. solo shot off corbin, his second homer of the year. that's all they got all night. bottom of five and it is gold member. gold schmidt with his second of the year. 4-1d backs. this is a moment he will never forget. his first career homer and this is funny. he gets the silent treatment from his teammates. okay, buddy, all right. going back to last year the d backs have beaten the giants nine straight times. break out the face paint. the a's and tigers and 26,000 at the coliseum. a 2-2 game and it is rippe
KOFY
May 14, 2012 11:30am PDT
not yet decided on their next move. -- katie marzullo, abc7 news. >>> governor brown just unveiled his revised state budget, because the deficit is billions more than anticipated. the governor wants to increase spending on education. eric thomas is live in the newsroom with how he plans to do it. >> with the tax increases he has proposed for the november ballot, 3% income tax hike for the wealthiest californians overseven years and a quarter percent hike for four years for rest of us. if it passes the governor wants to raise k-12 spending. there are cuts, painful, 5% cuts to state workers, the state court was lose 300 million dollars which would postpone construction of new courthouses. the governor is calling for additional s to prisons and medical. all of this -- cuts to prisons and medi-cal. >> this is the best that i could do. i've been thinking about this a long time. if one of you guys can think of something better, i'll be glad to -- i'll read your story tomorrow fit passes the smell test we might incorporate it -- >> the tax increase package does not pass in november education
KOFY
May 26, 2012 12:00am PDT
suspension span. during a celebration today, governor brown says we shouldn't be afraid of bold projects even in times of hardship. >> don't shrink because you have a few little budget cuts or a few little taxes. you know, suck it in. >> a plaque altering a person was unveiled today. he designed the bridge and right hand handyman of joseph strauss who designed the bridge. >> there are only a handful of people that can look at it and saying their grandfather worked on it. >> or fewer still that they fell from it. >> heather ishimaru has an amazing story. >> al was already a seasoned iron worker by the time this picture was taken on the froj proj in 1935. >> one of the first spans in the bay area. >> he worked on jobs across the western states becoming not just an iron worker but a bridge man, working at heights in the elements hanging steel and driving rivets. >> they always would say, you would have a drink or say, 90% guts and 10% no how. >> and then he spotted his next job. >> they could see the towers going up in the golden gate. they said we got to get on. they want to get on the big job.
KOFY
May 29, 2012 12:00am PDT
mountain side in idaho. firefighters brian brown his wife and their daughter heather were on their way from sacramento to mountain home idaho when the cessna went down saturday night. after the crash the girl was able to call 911. listen. >> hi. i'm in an airplane and i crashed. i need you to send a search party, please. >>reporter: polite and calm. rescuers tracked the 6 foot snow drift and on 60 degree slopes in order to reach the crash site. so it was quite rugged terrain. family spent 15 hours in white out conditions building a fire ceiling off the cabin to keep warm. military helicopter hoisted them tout safety. now recovering from various injuries but they should all be okay. unmostly clear what caused the cessna to go down. >> cal-trans says it will reopen the bridge at 3:00 o'clock this morning. 2 hours ahead of schedule. bridge closed friday for seismi retrofitting as we reported. crew have been installing flexible joints that will act as shack absorbers when the next quake hits. 60 million dollar retrofit project started 2 years ago. cal-trans expects to finish
KOFY
May 29, 2012 9:00pm PDT
in 2008 and governor brown borrowed another million dollars last year. to balance the state budget. none of it has been repaid although the intention to put the money back eventually. >> many people don't think that's right. you shouldn't be borrowing from kid scholarship. >> well the administration had to make some tough choices to not only balance the budget but also fund much-needed programs. >>reporter: state actually stopped funding the scholarship program seven years ago but the plates continue to take in million and a half dollars a year. the state says every child who applied is getting or will get their money. the a p review also calls into question whether money from the 9/11 plate is really being spent on direct threat of terrorism with some fundamental 0indicated to food safety and gang activity. the money should pay for what is supposed to pay for. >> as well as someone love 1 family and friend safe and me hearing this is pretty appalled by the whole thing. it's pretty shocking. >>reporter: because of the question being raised governor brown ordered an immediate audit
KOFY
May 15, 2012 12:00am PDT
to them. >> governor brown wants to raise taxes while cutting spending to close a larger than expected state budget deficit of almost 16 billion dollars governor released the revised budget next fiscal year today. proposal include 5 percent pay cuts for state employees that could mean furlough days and cutting court budget more than half billion dollars in part by delaying construction projects. schools stand to get 16 percent increase if voters pass new taxes or lose 5 and half billion dollars if they don't l. >> we have to cut deeper but cutting alone doesn't really do it. that's why i'm linking these serious budget reduction. real increased austerity with a plea to the voters please increase taxes temporarily. >> deficit worse in part because the state over estimated tax revenue projection. >> the president will make fourth appearance tomorrow on the view in part discussing his views on same sex marriage. walters asked him about the defensive marriage act as defining legal union between ma'am man and woman. >> my justice kept he has said sought courts we don't think the defense of
KOFY
May 3, 2012 9:00pm PDT
and issues to support economic vitality. governor brown was also a key note speaker. >> we cut the court. probably cut them some more. even bigger cuts coming in the next few weeks. stomach we are cutting we need to supplement it with revenue. >>reporter: president clinton remark are the most anticipate anticipated. we have highlights of his speech on abc 7 news at 6:00. at the california theatre in san jose, david louie abc 7 news. >>> of course here at 9:00. one of oakland largest employers is stepping up to the plate to keep the a's in the city. clorox along with kaise kaiser, safeway and other east bay companies announce they have committed to getting a few stadium built in oakland. group says it's also ready to find a major corporate sponsor or sponsors and acquire naming rights for new oakland stadium. that's not all. they are willing to good even further. >> current ownership can't commit to oakland or doesn't want to commit to oakland that we are competent we have identified a new group of owners who would keep the team here in oakland and get a new stadium built as well.
KOFY
May 4, 2012 9:00pm PDT
. >>reporter: boxes and boxes of cell phone turned in by state workers when governor brown ordered state agency to be reduce who had had one. of course that means the bargains aren't really bargains if looking to buy just one. >> as you can see you have to buy in bulk here. okay. so that's the catch. >> you don't need 100 phone. >> i can't use 100 phones. >> but if you are a reseller lake brenda potter an auction is an opportunity to make mone money. she's eyeing jewelry. some of which was seized by chp during drug raids. >> enjoy buying bag of jewelry because i can pull out all the stuff i can make money off of and the rest of the stuff my friends pick through. >>reporter: department of general services also picked up goods confiscated at the los angeles san francisco and sacramento airports. that's how kilometer thousands of snow globe are up for auction. >> transportation security administration requires that you can only take so much liquid on to an aircraft. feel real bad for the poor kids. >>reporter: also hundreds of pocket knives from tsa. >> kind of sounds like it is in
KOFY
May 15, 2012 9:00pm PDT
. >>> much like jerry brown reclaimed old seat as governor of california, nebraska bob kerry may returning to the u.s. senate. kerry has easily won the democratic nomination for his old job. democrats are counting on customer are i to help them keep the seat. it's one viewed as one of the republicans best opportunities for pick up which could push them cholesteroler to a senate majority. >>> same with politic another moment. new abc news "washington post"poll shows just how president obama support of same sex marriage could cost him. at the same time the president appeared today on abc the view. clearly going after supporters of his newly evolved position. on that issue. more open all of this from mark matthews. >>reporter: president on very friendly terms as he walked out for his hour long visit. >> i like to hang out with women. whether can i say? what can i tell you. >>reporter: he revealed he considered announcing his support of gay marriage on the view. >> it was a possibility. it was. we had been discussing it for you know a few weeks. >>reporter: president support for
KOFY
May 16, 2012 9:00pm PDT
developed a robot eck arm controlled by thought. in the video provided by mass general and brown university a paralyze the woman commands the arm with her mind to pick up a bottle of coffee and bring it to her lips. remarkable. the first time she has been able to serve herself a drink in almost 15 years. this could change everything for people in a similar situation. incredible really. go back and update the forecast. spencer christian here with that. hiion spencer. >> thinking about some warm weather. >> there that change it, downtown know. >> not going to happen. looking at westwood from emoryville. tomorrow, we will see the clouds burn back to the coast and then away from the coast. as it will be breezy again and cooler in coastal areas. highs in the 50s around the coast. 60s around the bay and mid up toker 70s in the mildest inland locations. a cool day tomorrow followed by a little bit of a warming trend. but first, giants are home tomorrow in the afternoon against the cardinals at at&t park. game time 12:45. increasing sunshine. accuweather seven-day forecast. warm up by the end of th
KOFY
May 18, 2012 9:00pm PDT
brown ordered the flag at state capitol flown at half staff open tuesday to honor the alameda soldier. >>> california top cop as well as the wife of the cia director pwhet service members at travis air force base today mean time. they were there to talk about the financial challenges facing people in the military in the economy and as abc 7 news reporter laura explains especially because of the foreclosure crisis. >> how the market was graichlt everybody was buying homes. >>reporter: staff sergeant daniel experience like that as many in the military who fell victim to the mortgage melt down. he bought his home at the height of the market. ended up silt for much lessp he paid for it. >> at the end of the short sell the house itself sold for 13 130,000. so i lost about 250,000 on the home. >>reporter: they got out of his house for short sale but many others in the military lose authorizes foreclosure. or fall victim to predatory lending practice. >> they are always walking into new communities where they if maybe taken advantage of and frankly they have a guarantee paycheck as well.
KOFY
May 22, 2012 9:00pm PDT
. to the ice game 5. coyotes. kings. lack out. tied 3-3 in overtime. brown taking out michael. no call. hit him in the shoulder there. moments later kings make a push. dustin knock home the rebound in front here. right there it is. that wins the series 4-3 kings. advance to the stanley cup final for the first time in 19 years. 4-1 series victory. >> exciting action all around. >> thaevrngs that's this edition of 7 news at 9:00. the for all of us here, thanks for watching. we appreciate your time. hope to see you again in an hour on channel 7. goodbye an hour on channel 7. goodbye for now.
KOFY
May 23, 2012 9:00pm PDT
enough by the brown one? a high definition roof camera here at -- i'm sorry east bay camera. we were going to show you the roof camera but this is more exciting from the east bay looking at the western sky. a lot of interesting celestial objects in view tonight on this clear evening. hoer is what was happening this afternoon. clear skies along the coast because we had the strong flow of northwesterly winds sweeping away any clouds giving us clear skies but cool conditions and strong gusty earlier in the day. right now, gusts up to 38 miles about per hour at sfo. 20 at half moon bay. 20 santa rosa. all the other locations reporting much calmer winds than the last several hours. temperature readings in the 50s around the bay. and a few low 60s in our inland locations. it will be clear and a breezy overnight. windy and cool for the next two days and a slight chance of showers on friday. a very unlate spring like conditions. late may like conditions. here is the setup on the satellite radar composite giving us the windy conditions. the winds are rather brisk and forceful. and we have got
KOFY
May 28, 2012 9:00pm PDT
the browns went down. father brian in the cockpit telling his wife and daughter i don't think we are going to make it. somehow they did. spending entire night 15 hours in the low freezing white how the conditions. windshield smashed. own blood on the doo door. >> okay. get up and walk around. my head is split open pretty gishtion fire captain from northern california usually it's brian doing the rescuing. this time his family needed help. daughter heather had pelvic injuries. mother jay ann injured her head and back. >> how is the weather? where you are at. >> snow. >>reporter: they stayed calm. starting a fire with the plane fuel ceiling off the cabin to keep warm. medical helicopter spotted the wreckage but to get to the family, ground crew had to trek through 6 foot snow drift down 60 degree mountain slopes. >> it was slick. wet. icey. everything you don't want to have finally family hoisted 1 by 1 to safety above. >> they were very lucky. >> lucky and tonight thankful. to be in a hospital recooperat recooperateing together. abc news, los angeles. >> really incredible. co
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